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Alexander Vindman to Retire

| July 8, 2020 | 74 Comments
Alexander Vindman to Retire

Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman will be retiring after serving for 21 years. His lawyer claims that Vindman is taking this action due to the retaliation that he faced as a result of his testimony. According to the lawyer, President Trump tried to force Alexander Vindman to choose between the law and pleasing the president. From […]

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Suspected Foul Play Victim PFC Vanessa Guillen Remains’ Found

| July 1, 2020 | 62 Comments
Suspected Foul Play Victim PFC Vanessa Guillen Remains’ Found

PFC Vanessa Guillen Guillen, a 20-year-old private first class in the 3rd Cavalry Regiment, was last seen April 22, at a Fort Hood parking lot. Her car and barracks room keys, identification card and wallet were found in the armory room where she was working the day she disappeared, Fort Hood officials have said. Before […]

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Alexander Vindman up for Colonel, Could President Trump Nix Promotion?

| June 21, 2020 | 142 Comments
Alexander Vindman up for Colonel, Could President Trump Nix Promotion?

Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman is up for Colonel this year. Democrats are worried that President Trump will step in and cause Vindman’s name to be removed from the promotion list. They’re trying to paint such action as “vindictiveness” and “politicizing the military”. From Military Times: Vindman is among hundreds of officers selected to be promoted […]

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Patrick Tadina, Vietnam War’s longest continuously serving Ranger, dies at 77

| June 10, 2020 | 33 Comments
Patrick Tadina, Vietnam War’s longest continuously serving Ranger, dies at 77

A 30-year Army veteran who was the longest continuously serving Ranger in Vietnam and one of the war’s most decorated enlisted soldiers has died. Patrick Gavin Tadina served in Vietnam for over five years straight between 1965 and 1970, leading long range reconnaissance patrols deep into enemy territory — often dressed in black pajamas and […]

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Update: Man charged with 9 felonies in bridge shooting

| May 31, 2020 | 16 Comments
Update: Man charged with 9 felonies in bridge shooting

Authorities gather on Centennial Bridge after a shooting Wednesday, May 27, 2020, near Leavenworth, Kan. A Fort Leavenworth soldier is being credited with saving lives after he stopped a person who was randomly shooting on the bridge that connects Kansas and Missouri. (John Richmeier/Leavenworth Times via AP) Shooting was stopped by Fort Leavenworth Sergeant Skippy […]

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Valor Wednesday

| May 20, 2020 | 9 Comments
Valor Wednesday

Colonel Tom Moore Colonel Tom Moore, affectionately known as “Captain Tom,” served as a British Army Officer in WWII in India, the Burma campaign, and Sumatra against the Japanese. On 6 April 2020, at the age of 99, he began to walk laps of his garden in aid of NHS Charities Together, with the goal […]

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US Army Compared to Others-The Infographics Show

| May 19, 2020 | 11 Comments
US Army Compared to Others-The Infographics Show

The Infographics Show, on YouTube, provided some videos comparing the US military to others. The first one compares the US and Chinese armies: Here’s a comparison between the US and North Korean armies: American versus Russian soldiers: Special Forces, American versus Russian: The hosts for this YouTube channel did their research. We could use our […]

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Fred Willard Passes at 86

| May 17, 2020 | 5 Comments
Fred Willard Passes at 86

Fred Willard in April 2008 Mason sends us the sad news of the passing of comedian and veteran Fred Willard. Mr. Willard graduated from Kentucky Military Institute and served in the Army, stationed in Germany. Comic actor Fred Willard dead at 86, family says By Melissa Roberto Comic actor Fred Willard has died at the […]

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